My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Inside Out (2015)

PETE DOCTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen, Screenplay by Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, Pete Docter.  Produced by Jonas … Continue reading

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June 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ice Age: The Meltdown

BBB.5 (out of 5) Your favourite prehistoric pals Manny, Sid and Diego are back at it again in this beautifully animated, slightly superior sequel to the 2001 hit film. Mammoth … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)

CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, based on the book by Dr. Seuss.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi) (2001)

HAYAO MIYAZAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Japan, 2001.  Tokuma Shoten, Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Mitsubishi.  Screenplay by Hayao Miyazaki.  Cinematography by Atsushi … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, additional screenplay material by Rob Greenberg, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Osmosis Jones

BB.5 (out of 5) Half of this Farrelly Brothers comedy is a delight, while the other half is practically unbearable. A combination of live-action and animation filmmaking, it stars Bill … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quest For Camelot (The Magic Sword)

0 (out of 5) Painfully awful, this is probably the worst big-budget animated feature ever made. It features, for your enjoyment, bad voice acting, lame animation (sometimes the characters lag, … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Up (2009)

PETE DOCTER, BOB PETERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy, Screenplay by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

PETE DOCTER, DAVID SILVERMAN, LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2001.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Jill Culton,  Jeff Pidgeon, Ralph Eggleston, Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Daniel … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Emperor’s New Groove

BBBB (out of 5) The funniest animated Disney film in a long time is this inspired tale about a selfish South American prince (David Spade) who is turned into a … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Haunting (1999)

BB (out of 5) Lame horror film that offers tons more bore than gore. A group of randomly assorted people are drawn to a giant mansion in the middle of … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beauty And The Beast (1991)

BBBBB (out of 5) A masterpiece of animation, this retelling (and rewritten) of the Madame LePrince de Beaumont fable concerns a studious young woman named Belle who goes to live … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment